Pope Francis Admits Priests, Bishops Sexually Abused Nuns
Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 7:14 AM
Pope Francis admitted Tuesday that Catholic priests and bishops had sexually abused nuns, the latest scandal to rock the church. "There are some priests and also bishops who have done it," the pontiff said in response to a journalist's question on the abuse of nuns, speaking on the return flight from his trip to the United Arab Emirates.
Pope Francis Reaches UAE, First Visit By A Pontiff To Arabian Peninsula
Monday, February 4, 2019, 7:44 AM
Pope Francis landed in the United Arab Emirates for the first ever visit by pontiff to the Arabian Peninsula the birthplace of Islam. The pope touched down in Abu Dhabi for 48-hour trip during which he will meet leading Muslim clerics and hold an open-air mass for some 135,000 Catholics. The pontiff will take part in an interreligious conference on Monday with Sheikh Ahmed.